New information about Mars is flowing continuously as the current exploration develops. This subject guide links to some of the hottest sites about Mars. Have fun exploring the Red Planet online.
NASA Official | Current News Sources | Explore the Planet Virtually | Especially for Kids and Teachers | Museums and Societies | Library Electronic Resources
NASA's Mars Exploration Program
Mars web sites by National Aeronautics & Space Administration. A directory created by NASA with many ways to learn the current exploration.
Current News Sources
- Mars Today
A commercial site with many pages of images, information, activities and current news.
- Mars News
Current and archived news reports of Mars exploration from many sources. Also facts and speculation.
- Google News
Search for the latest update news.
- CNN: Exploring Mars
Current news and archives.
- Mars Daily
News and links.
- Mars Express
News of European exploration.
Explore the Planet Virtually
Especially for Kids and Teachers
Museums and Societies
Library Electronic Resources
For periodical articles, try our Research Databases from home or in the library. We recommend searching the following two databases:
- General Onefile
- Search Mars by subject, then choose Mars (Planet). Use Narrow by Subdivision to select articles with specific focus.
- A basic search with Mars brings up over 1,000 citations, abstracts and full text articles. These can be sorted by most recent or most relevant and limited in several categories. Using advanced search allows for narrowing and more specific topics.